“While level of education is important, the individual program of study or major matters even more. According to the same Georgetown report, students who receive an associate’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field have higher median annual earnings ($60,000) than students who receive a bachelor’s in a humanities/liberal arts field ($53,000), arts ($50,000), or psychology/social work ($47,000).”
An article from The Atlantic highlights students’ decisions between pursuing a bachelor’s degree versus a skilled trade. Careers in skilled trade are viable options that offer strong wages in a rapidly changing workforce. Read the article.